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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 3%

Previous phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:03 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:32 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 22:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 02' South, Longitude: 137° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.98 meters/second, 1533.5 km/hour, 952.9 miles/hour or 828.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.88 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 misouth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 24' 10.9"952.67 miwest0° 07' 59.3"9.16 misouth952.38 mi
24 hours14° 32' 11.6"961.50 mieast2° 36' 04.4"178.92 misouth971.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsTue 1:08 PM716 km445 miles386 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TaiohaeTue 12:38 PM923 km573 miles498 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AdamstownTue 2:08 PM1157 km719 miles624 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteTue 12:08 PM1313 km816 miles709 nmWest W
RarotongaTue 12:08 PM2415 km1501 miles1304 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiWed 12:08 PM3041 km1889 miles1642 nmNorthwest NW
Easter Island *Tue 5:08 PM3078 km1912 miles1662 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiTue 11:08 AM3463 km2152 miles1870 nmWest W
Apia *Wed 12:08 PM3720 km2311 miles2008 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 11:08 AM3776 km2347 miles2039 nmWest W
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